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Census Bureau

A division under the Department of Commerce that collects data on the population, demographics, and economics in the United States. The Census Bureau is required to conduct an exhaustive survey of the U.S. population at least once every 10 years; this determines the apportionment of seats in the U.S. House of Representatives. However, it also provides a great deal of useful information on the state of the American economy. For example, it publishes figures on the trade balance. See also: The Conference Board.
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Population data from U.S. Bureau of the Census (various issues), Statistical Abstracts of the United States, Washington, D.C., and U.S.
Urban area in the same counties by the Census definition was 9.4 million acres (Geographic Division, U.S. Bureau of the Census special tabulation).
(3.) U.S. Bureau of the Census, Family type by presence of own children under 18 years by age of own children, American FactFinder Detailed Tables, 2000, <http://fact finder.census.gov/servlet/DTTable_ts= 68043809170>, accessed Mar.
These plans covered 67 percent of the 13.9 million active plan members reported by the U.S. Bureau of the Census and held 68 percent of the $2.3 trillion in state and local retirement system assets reported by the Federal Reserve.
On the basis of data provided by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) (1) and the U.S. Bureau of the Census (2), the rate of alcohol-related traffic fatalities in 2000 was 5.9 per 100,000 persons.
Details: For more information regarding the studies mentioned above, please contact: The U.S. Bureau of the Census at 301-457-4608 or visit its website at www.census.gov; The Population Studies Center at the University of Michigan at 734-998-8698 or visit its website at www.psc.isr.umich.edu; The Brookings Institution Center on Urban and Metropolitan Policy at 202 797-6139 or visit its website at www.
Dodge, New York State Department of Labor, the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, the Real Estate Board of New York, Urbanomics, and the U.S. Bureau of the Census, officials said.
Table 1 Indiana Local Offices of the U.S. Bureau of the Census Indianapolis Michael Pillar 317-226-0402 Marion County Mark Fiddler 317-890-7632 Gary Rodney Jackson 219-884-3163 South Bend Melvin Spiegel 219-245-5170 Fort Wayne Jim Mitch 219-424-9561 Muncie Susan Byers 765-286-1501 Kokomo Joyce Smith 765-864-8950 Terre Haute Don McVeigh 812-242-2937 Clarksville Lucien Polk 812-282-3008 Evansville Jane Albin 812-434-8000
Once every 10 years, the U.S. Bureau of the Census undertakes the constitutionally mandated Census of Population and Housing for apportioning of the House of Representatives.
It is estimated that APIAs, one of the fastest growing populations in the country, will reach 12.1 million in the year 2000, which is a 65.8% increase since 1990 (U.S. Bureau of the Census, 1995).
U.S. BUREAU OF THE CENSUS 1983 1980 census of population and housing; census tracts Albany, Buffalo, Rochester, and Syracuse metropolitan statistical areas (PHC80-2-61, 106, 306, and 346).
In short, an important advantage of adding GIS to an agency's armamentarium is that it allows the agency to combine information in its records with data collected by the U.S. Bureau of the Census and with data from many other sources and to analyze and present results in a visually meaningful and appealing way through the use of maps.